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The antidiabetic activity of Vernonia amygdalina Delile native to Cambodia
Marina Hul, Kimleng Bov, Pheng Bun, Samell Keo

Abstract
Vernonia amygdalina Delile (Khmer name: Bramat Khla Khmoum), belonging to the family Asteraceae, is a shrub or small tree. The leaves are lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, usually about four times as long as wide, glabrous, or with sparse hairs. The capitula form clusters up to 15 cm, creamy white, occasionally tinged with mauve. The small fruits have both small glands and hairs as well as a pappus of bristly hairs.

Keywords: Vernonia amygdalina Delile, Diabetes mellitus, Antidiabetic activity, Vernoniaolide glucoside